P1_7 The Supervillain Struggle

Phoebe Vanderpump, Hannah Mahon, Amber Fitzpatrick, Lisa Reed


This paper investigates the energy requirements to vaporise famous landmarks if a super-villain were to decide to destroy one. By investigating the material composition of landmarks such as the Pyramid of Giza and the Cloud Gate monument, the energy required to completely vaporise them has been calculated. The landmark with the lowest energy value was found to be an Easter Island head but this may not have the largest international impact.

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